20/20 Vision for Schools exists to transform public schools within a single generation of students. We achieve this by mobilizing students and community stakeholders to partner with schools for sustainable change.
 
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Harlem HS: "Thank you for such a professional crew"

Harlem HS: “Thank you for such a professional crew”

[Photos courtesy Young Life Harlem] Building a bridge from Harlem to Wall Street A dozen volunteers from the Manhattan chapter of New Canaan Society (NCS) volunteered as part of the Harlem Village Academy (HVA) Career Fair on April 30. The came representing the HVA Alliance, a collaboration between NCS, KING, and Young Life Harlem facilitated...
PwC Teaches 3rd Graders at PS 102 to "Earn Your Future"

PwC Teaches 3rd Graders at PS 102 to “Earn Your Future”

Two student reactions capture PS 102′s response to PwC’s Earn Your Future program at the Brooklyn school on November 21. Principal Cornelia Sichenze overheard a third grader exclaim as she left the class: “I love our new teachers!” Parent coordinator Margaret Sheri encountered a non-third grader who griped about not having an opportunity to participate...
Resilience Mural Complete with Surprises

Resilience Mural Complete with Surprises

Coney Island celebrated completion of the Resilience Mural at PS 329 on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Congressman Hakeen Jeffries, NYC Councilman-elect Mark Treyger, Community Board 13 Chair Eddie Mark, Andrew Olson representing Mayor Bloomberg’s Office, and many other community leaders, activists, and pastors joined hundreds of students, staff and faculty, families, and volunteers for the...
NEW 20/20 Video: Franks and Friendships

NEW 20/20 Video: Franks and Friendships

20/20 Vision for Schools builds relationships between neighborhood organizations and local schools that empower students to lead change in their communities. “Franks and Friendships” tells the story of how one teacher’s investment, combined with support from a community partner, transformed P.S. 34 student Emmanuel Delgado into a community leader — and a future Vision Intern...
Overachievers: The "I Am Now" Video Experience

Overachievers: The “I Am Now” Video Experience

In February 2012, the “I Am Now” performing arts program launched at IS 8 in South Jamaica, Queens. The first music class wrote, recorded, and performed an original song called “Overachievers.” This is their story. Download the FREE MP3 of “Overachievers” here. “I Am Now” is a collaboration between Young Life New York, 20/20 Vision...
PS 34 Holiday Pep Rally and Toy Giveaway

PS 34 Holiday Pep Rally and Toy Giveaway

Enjoy photos from PS 34′s first ever pep rally on December 21, 2012, celebrating the school’s overall “A” rating, its central role in relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy, the basketball team’s sponsored uniforms and warm-up suits, holiday toys for all 420 students, and much more! Sponsored by Abounding Grace Ministries and 20/20 Vision for Schools....
David Tyree's Charity Bowl

David Tyree’s Charity Bowl

NY Giants’ Super Bowl legend David Tyree challenged past and present Giant greats including Eli Manning, Justin Tuck, Victor Cruz, Kareem McKenzie, Chris Canty, Jason Pierre-Paul, Michael Strahan, Tiki Barber and others to his 2012 “Charity Bowl” benefiting Children of the City and The Legacy Center at Chelsea Piers on June 5. 20/20 congratulates both...
"I Am ... Now" Performing Arts Club launches at Jamaica High School Today

“I Am … Now” Performing Arts Club launches at Jamaica High School Today

20/20 Vision for Schools and Young Life launch the “I Am … Now” performing arts-based student leadership club at Jamaica High School today, along with local partners Greater Allen Cathedral, Bethel Gospel Tabernacle, Calvary Baptist, The Towles Group, and Beauty of the Heart.  Here’s a video highlighting the January 10 “I Am … Now” preview...